TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
College of Education and Human Development Department of Educational Psychology website: http://epsy.tamu.edu

Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology

Position Announcement
The School Psychology Program at Texas A&M University announces a tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor position within an APA-accredited School Psychology program. We seek applicants with expertise in areas related to implementation and prevention science (from assessment to intervention) how have the potential to address a range of educational and mental health problems across diverse populations. Upper-level assistant professors with a strong record in research and grant writing are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will join a team of nationally-recognized tenure-track faculty who publish in top-tier journals and manage multiple research grants. Applicants should have well-defined programs of research, demonstrated expertise or promise in obtaining extramural funding, and evidence of dedication to high-quality graduate teaching and mentoring. The program and college are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

The School Psychology Program (spsy.tamu.edu) is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology (epsy.tamu.edu), along with other programs in Counseling Psychology (APA accredited), Special Education, Bilingual Education, and Learning Sciences. The School Psychology Program also has strong ties with Texas A&M’s Psychology Department as well. The Department and University provide a stimulating and supportive environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with a strong value on collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Bryan/College Station is a diverse community of 250,000 residents that offers a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities and is convenient to major metropolitan areas.

Responsibilities

  1. Conduct a successful program of research in a well-defined area that will impact the field, with an emphasis on prevention and implementation science. A research focus within the prevention and implementation science framework may range from assessment to intervention.

  2. Publish in high-quality journals.

  3. Supervise graduate student research.

  4. Seek and secure external funding to support research, personnel preparation, and/or outreach.

  5. Provide professional service at state and national levels and institutional service at program, department,

    and college levels.

  6. Teach, provide clinical supervision, and mentor graduate students.

  7. Work to extend research efforts to diverse populations.

Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or a related field by August 2017 2. Eligible for licensure as a Psychologist with Health Service Provider status in Texas
3. Evidence of or potential for developing significant research and quality publications
4. Evidence of success or strong potential for securing external research funding

5. Commitment to teaching and research that includes individuals from diverse backgrounds 6. Commitment to collegiality and collaboration

Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a climate that affirms diversity of both persons and views, including differences in race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, socioeconomic background, religion, sexual orientation, and disability.

Appointment:

This is a nine-month tenure-track appointment beginning September 2017. Salary and start-up package are competitive and commensurate with rank, qualifications, and program of research.

Application and Review:

Applicants should submit a letter of application documenting qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, up to three preprints or reprints representative of scholarly publications, and a list of references with their contact information. All application materials can be submitted electronically at: http://epsy-int.cehd.tamu.edu/forms/assistantassociate-professor-school-psychology-applications.
Applicants may also upload up to five optional documents (e.g., summary statement of teaching, research, and service; prior course evaluation summaries; awards/certifications; syllabi).

Academic references should be prompted to send recommendation letters directly to: Cathy Watson, Assistant to the Department Head
Department of Educational Psychology
MS 4225 TAMU, College Station TX 77843

cwatson@tamu.edu
RE: Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology

The review process will begin October 3, 2016 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please address inquiries to the attention of Jamilia J. Blake, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair (email: jjblake@tamu.edu)